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December 2019

Sat 7th - Sun 15th Dec 2019: Victorian Christmas

Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire.
Tel: 01952 433 424.

Visit website for more details and for advance booking. Experience a truly magical Christmas at Blists Hill Victorian Town this Winter. Revel in celebrations…

Industrial / Santa

Sun 8th Dec 2019: Christmas Special

Main Street, Prickwillow, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4UN.
Tel: 01353 688 360.

Get into the Christmas spirit with the sights, sounds and tastes of the festive season. Just £3 to visit Father Christmas, including a present to…

Industrial / Santa / Christmas Fayre

Fri 13th - Sun 22nd Dec 2019: Santa’s Grotto

National Mining Museum Scotland
Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Midlothian.
Tel: 0131 663 7519.

Christmas would not be complete without a visit to Santa's Grotto!  Book now to come along and meet Santa and his helpers, have a photo taken…

Industrial / Santa

Fri 13th - Fri 20th Dec 2019: Victorian Christmas

Aberdulais Tinworks & Waterfall
Aberdulais, Nr Neath, Neath Port Talbot.
Tel: 01639 636 674.

Wrap up and take a candlelit walk to the waterfall.  Mr & Mrs Claus will be greeting the children and hosting a festive story-telling evening.…

Industrial / Santa

Celebrate the start of the Christmas season with festive fun for all the family, including music and traditional crafts and games, steam engines, the Rivendell…

Industrial / Santa

Visit website for more details and booking. Trains will run at 12, 1 and 2pm. Mince Pies, Mulled Wine and Presents.

Industrial / Railways / Santa

Sat 28th - Sun 29th Dec 2019: In Steam

Bolton Steam Museum
Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester.
Tel: 01204 846 490.

The largest collection of working textile mill steam engines in the country. 10am-4pm both days. Free entry, and free unlimited parking on the Supermarket…

Industrial / Stationary Steam

March 2020

Sun 29th Mar 2020: Spring Craft Fair & Car Rally

The Brickworks Museum
Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

A special craft market to kick start the season. Entry prices include both the museum and the craft fair. A good chance to buy unusual Easter presents…

Classic Cars / Country Fayre / Industrial / Railways

April 2020

Thu 2nd - Sun 5th Apr 2020: Great North Steam Fair

Beamish Museum
Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

This fantastic four-day event is set to feature a whole host of road vehicles, engines and trains from the period up to 1918 in spectacular action around…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fire Appliances / Industrial / Military / Motorbikes / Railways / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 19th Apr 2020: Spring Steam Up

The Brickworks Museum
Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

The whole outside display area will again be bulging with steam exhibits including resident and visiting full size traction engines, scaled miniature…

Industrial / Railways / Stationary Steam / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sat 25th - Sun 26th Apr 2020: Horses at Work

Beamish Museum
Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

This fascinating and exciting event showcases some of the most impressive horses and horse-drawn vehicles ever seen at Beamish! See magnificent horses…

Heavy Horses / Industrial / Open Day

May 2020

Sun 3rd May 2020: Spring Rally

Twyford Waterworks , Hazeley Road, Twyford, Hampshire, SO21 1QA.
Tel: 07516 458 900.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Industrial / Miniature Railway / Stationary Engines / Stationary Steam / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 10th May 2020: Annual Motor Bikes & Cycles Show

Main Street, Prickwillow, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5DD.
Tel: 01353 688 360.

Bigger and better every year, this event showcases the best in classic and vintage motorbikes and cycles.

Industrial / Motorbikes

Sat 16th - Sun 17th May 2020: Anglesey Vintage Rally

Anglesey Agricultural Showground, Gwalchmai, Ynys Mon, Anglesey/Sir Fon, LL65 4RW.
Tel: 07776 006 111.

20 Traction Engines & Steam Rollers, 150 Tractors, 100 Commercials, 150 Motorbikes, 150 Vintage & Classic Cars, 80 Stationary Engines, Trade Stands.…

Autojumble / Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Fire Appliances / Heavy Horses / Industrial / Military / Miniature Railway / Miniature Steam / Models / Motorbikes / Organs / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 23rd - Sun 24th May 2020: Ironbridge Gorge WW2 Weekend

Dale End Park, Ironbridge, Shropshire, TF8 7DW.
Tel: 07470 831 484.

Set in the stunning backdrop of the Ironbridge Gorge, we recreate the experience of life during WW2 on both the home front and in occupied Europe with…

Industrial / Military / Stationary Steam / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 24th May 2020: Steampunk @ The Brickworks

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire, SO31 7HB .
Tel: 01489 576 248.

Steampunks and the only remaining steam powered Victorian brickworks in the country = a match made in heaven! Steampunk is a mix of sci fi and fantasy…

Country Fayre / Industrial / Railways

June 2020

Sun 14th Jun 2020: Annual Vintage & Classic Car Show

Main Street, Prickwillow, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4UN.
Tel: 01353 688 360.

Featuring the best of pre-1979 cars, both rare and popular.

Classic Cars / Industrial

Sun 28th Jun 2020: Summer Fair

The Brickworks Museum
Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

A blast of summer fun. The old factory will be all steamed up and there will be plenty of summery activities on offer as well. Lots for children to do,…

Country Fayre / Fairground / Industrial

July 2020

Sun 19th Jul 2020: Trains @ The Brickworks

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire, SO31 7HB.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

In July we celebrate trains. A chance to show off all the work the volunteer team have been doing and our collection of rolling stock. There will…

Industrial / Models / Railways

August 2020

Sun 16th Aug 2020: 1960s Event

Main Street, Prickwillow, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4UN.
Tel: 01353 688 360.

NEW FOR 2020! Dust off your mini-skirt, dig out your bell-bottoms and join us as we travel back to the Swinging 60s and our new event! Featuring music,…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Industrial / Motorbikes

Sun 23rd Aug 2020: Classic & Vintage Vehicles

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lanes, Swanwick, Hampshire, SO31 7HB.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

Steam-Up Sunday focusses on vehicles today.  The courtyard will be full of cars, buses, bikes, motorbikes – it's a real opportunity for…

Buses / Classic Cars / Industrial / Miniature Railway / Models / Motorbikes / Railways

September 2020

Sun 13th Sep 2020: Heritage Open Day

The Brickworks Museum
Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

A chance to see the museum for FREE! We are open again as part of this national scheme to help everyone get close to our amazing heritage.

Industrial / Open Day

Sun 20th Sep 2020: Heritage Open Day

The Brickworks Museum
Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

A second chance to see the museum for FREE! We are open again as part of the national scheme to help everyone get close to our shared heritage. Free parking…

Industrial / Open Day

October 2020

Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Oct 2020: Prickwillow Ploughing Festival

Main Street, Prickwillow, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5DD.
Tel: 01353 688 360.

9th year. In conjunction with TWH Clarke and Son of Green Farm, in aid of Prickwillow Museum and Cancer Research UK. A fantastic day out for all the…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Country Fayre / Heavy Horses / Industrial / Models / Ploughing Match / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

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